Namadwaar Newsletter – January 2011

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Infinite Ways to Infinite Bliss

(an excerpt from Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji’s discourse)

True Dispassion is Not in Renouncing the World!

There is vast difference between one who has no food to eat and thus goes hungry and one who observes a fast. The former, unable to get any food, remains without eating; whereas, the latter has all kinds of food available at his table, yet remains without eating. Only such a person is said to observe a fast…

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Swami Vivekananda – A Testimony to the Power of the Divine Name

Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa was a great avatara purusha, who came at a time when India was passing through a phase of decadence. Sri Ramakrishna demonstrated beyond doubt to the world, the reality of God and the validity of the time-honored teachings of our
Vedas. He restored the falling edifice of religion on a secure foundation through his primary disciple and messenger Swami Vivekananda. In truth, they were like one soul in two bodies. The Master and the disciple were hardly two distinct individuals. January 12 marks the jayanti of Swami Vivekananda, and this is also celebrated as National Youth Day.

Read on…


Kids Section – The Magic Wand

“What is your new year resolution?” the teacher asked eight year old Destiny. “I have made a promise to brush my teeth two times every day,” she replied with a beaming smile.

When a new year is being ushered in, millions of people make New Year resolutions just like Destiny. It is a promise to change a behavior or habit….  read on


News of the month

Dallas GOD Satsang celebrated the Annual GOD Utsav in Dallas with the 10th canto of Srimad Bhagavatam between 24-26 December 2010.  Click here for a detailed report.

In Houston, a grand Nama Saptaha Utsav was performed between Dec 27 2010 and January 3, 2011.  Ranging from a variety of activities like 6 hours of Nama Sankirtan, Bhagavata Parayanam, Bhagavata Pravachanam,  Vana Bhojanam and New Year special celebrations, the 7-day Utsav was a wonderful week to cherish.  Click here to read the entire report.

Sampradaya Winter Camp 2010 was a grand success in Seattle.  Organized by the Seattle GOD satsang twice a year (once in Summer and once in Winter), this camp provides children exposure to various aspects of Sanatana Dharma in a fun, innovative and hands-on manner.

The December Gopa Kuteeram was conducted in Chicago.


Upcoming Events

  • Connecticut GOD Satsang will celebrate its first Annual Day on January 23, 2011 from 5:30-7:30 PM at Morgan Apts. Community Hall, 600 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT. Contact: Madan Ramakrishnan 201-699-2881
  • GOD welcomes everyone to Houston, TX to celebrate the FIRST ANNIVERSARY of NAMADWAAR, a prayer house powered by the Divine Name 3642 Bailey Avenue, Manvel, TX 77578 on March 19, 2011 For more information contact Jeevan Nair 281-573-8087
    Email: houston.god@godivinity.org

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